If you thought escorted touring was all about sitting in a coach watching the world go by then think again. Feed your appetite for adventure with our selection of action-packed itineraries, from trekking the Himalayas to kayaking in the Norwegian Fjords. An active escorted tour may include a wide range of activities, usually set against a backdrop of awe-inspiring scenery. Get the adrenaline pumping with active pursuits like mountain biking, canyoning and whitewater rafting, or stay in shape with a more gentle workout such as walking or horse riding. An active tour offers the opportunity to combine travel with exercise, or it might even encourage you to take up a new hobby when you get home. If spending a week on a beach is your idea of holiday hell then these are the tours for you…
Relish Vietnam’s distinct and energetic character on this whistle-stop journey from cosmopolitan Saigon to the spectacular panoramas of Halong Bay, experiencing local life in Hoi An on the way.
From the desert forts of Rajasthan, past the magnificent Taj Mahal and on to holy Varanasi – this tour covers many of northern India’s incredible highlights.
Marvel at magnificent temples, see the World Heritage Rock Fortress at Sigiriya, search for elephants and other wild animals at Yala National Park, discover the fascinating caves at Dambulla and explore the ruined cities of Polonnaruwa and Anuradhapura.
Travel overland through the verdant south of Vietnam from the riverside life of the Mekong to lush and fresh Dalat, up the coastline to ancient Hue. Finish your journey exploring colonial Hanoi and cruising on tranquil Halong Bay.
Discover these two fascinating countries from hiking in the rice terraces and tasting the street food in Vietnam, to the unforgettable exploration of the Angkor Wat complex by tuk tuk in Cambodia.
Take in the highlights of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia on this enchanting journey, through the contrasting landscapes to soak up the fascinating heritage of these three magnificent countries.
This tour will immerse you in all the tradition, scenery and sights of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia from the astounding Halong Bay and the tranquillity of Luang Prabang to the fascinating intricacies of Angkor.
Take a voyage of discovery from the breath-taking majesty of the temples of Angkor, through to the spectacular natural grandeur of Halong Bay, experiencing all manner of delights en route.
This itinerary brings you an insight into the rural way of life in southern China and a chance to marvel at the extraordinary landscapes of the Li river without forgetting the major sights of China’s bustling cities.
Become acquainted with one of the most vibrant countries in the world. Embark on a journey from the deserts of Rajasthan in the north, to the backwaters of Kerala in the south, to experience this land of extraordinary contrasts.
This itinerary takes you to the dramatic Three Gorges on a relaxing Yangtze river cruise, combined with getting up close to the Giant Pandas and all the wonders of bustling Beijing, ancient Xian and stylish Shanghai.
This tour is the perfect introduction to fascinating Japan, where skyscrapers give way to paddy fields and crowds disperse into the tranquillity of classical gardens.
Verdant rainforests and dramatic landscapes are the setting for this hiking adventure in Madagascar.